Selected Invited Presentations/Panel-Discussions

1. G. Zhu, Control-oriented combustion model for a turbulent jet ignition engine using liquid fuel,Keynote Speak at 2017 Advanced Engine Control Symposium, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China, October 21-22, 2017.

2. G. Zhu, Introduction of advanced control theories,College of Physics Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Jishou University, Jishou, Hunan Province, China, September 11, 2017.

3. G. Zhu, Control-oriented engine modeling and control,College of Mechanical Engineering, Changsha University of Science and Technology, Changsha, China, September 7, 2017.

4. G. Zhu, Advanced control theory in a nutshell,College of Mechanical Engineering, Central South University, Changsha, China, September 6, 2017.

5. G. Zhu, Model-based engine control,College of Mechanical Engineering, Changsha University, , Changsha, China, September 5, 2017.

6. G. Zhu, Advanced control theory and its applications,College of Mechanical Engineering, Changsha University, Changsha, China, September 4, 2017.

7. G. Zhu, Control-oriented modeling and model-based control for engine systems,Workshop on Model-Based and Model-Guided Automotive Powertrain Calibration and Control, International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) conference, Toulouse, France, July 9, 2017.

8. G. Zhu, Closed-loop engine combustion control,SAE World Congress, Detroit, MI, April 5, 2017.

9. G. Zhu, Transient Air-to-Fuel Ratio Control of an SI Engine using LQT,2016 Advanced Engine Control Symposium, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China, November 11-13, 2016.

10. G. Zhu, Closed-loop engine combustion control and application of advanced control to engine actuation systems,Workshop on Model-Based Powertrain System Control Design and Implementation, 2016 Chinese Control Conference, Chengdu, China, July 26, 2016.

11. G. Zhu, Model-Based Combustion Control,A Short Course at Tianjin University, Tianjin, China, July 23-24, 2016.

12. G. Zhu and X. Chen, Control-oriented engine modeling and its model-based control,Workshop on Model-Based Automotive Powertrain and Aftertreatment System Control Designs and Implementation, 2016 IEEE Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM) Conference, Banff, Canada, July 12, 2016.

13. G. Zhu, Model-based engine combustion control,SAE High Efficiency IC Engine Symposium, Detroit, MI, April 11, 2016.

14. G. Zhu, HEV modeling and control, Zhejiang Industrial University, Hangzhou, China, November 17, 2015.

15. G. Zhu, LPV (gain-scheduling) control with noisy scheduling parameters,Zhejiang Industrial University,Hangzhou, China, November 16, 2015.

16. G. Zhu, Constrained LPV control with applications to Aerospace Structural Systems,Universe of Toronto,Ontario, Canada, April 17, 2015.

17. G. Zhu, Model-based control with applications to automotive systems,Caterpillar,Peoria, Illinois, March 11, 2015.

18. G. Zhu, Adaptive prediction and boundary management control,Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China, November 13, 2014.

19. G. Zhu, Model-based model transition control between SI and HCCI combustion,Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China, November 12, 2014.

20. G. Zhu, Constrained L2/Linf LPV control with application to automotive,Chrysler Technical Center, Auburn Hill, MI, September 15, 2014

21. G. Zhu, Constrained L2/Linf LPV control with application to automotive and structural systems, NASA Ames Lab, Mountain View, CA, August 21, 2014.

22. G. Zhu, HEV supervisory control: EFCOC of a series hybrid electric vehicle & adaptive prediction with its application to BMC,Taiwan National University, Taipei, Taiwan, May 28, 2014.

23. G. Zhu, HEV modeling and HIL simulation at MSU, Taiwan National University, Taipei,Taiwan, May 26, 2014.

24. G. Zhu, Model-based control application to powertrain systems,IEEE South-east Michigan Spring Conference, Oakland University, Auburn Hill, MI, April 24, 2014

25. G. Zhu (presenter), S. Zhang, A. Huisjen, and H. Schock, Fast combustion mode transition between HCCI and SI combustion, DOE ACE/HCCI working group meeting, Livermore, CA, February 12, 2014.

26. G. Zhu, Control-oriented engine modeling and control with application to an HCCI capable SI engine, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, November 8, 2013.

27. G. Zhu, Model-based powertrain and engine control, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China, July 8, 2013.

28. G. Zhu, Model-based control for bio-fueled engines and hybrid powertrains,NSF Workshop on Sustainable Fuels and Clean Vehicles held in Beijing, China on July 4, 2013.

29. G. Zhu, Air-to-fuel ratio control with adaptive estimation of biofuel content for the LNT regeneration, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai, China, July 1, 2013.

30. Z. Filipi, W. Fedor, K. Klindt, S. Majkowski, and G. Zhu (experts), LD/HD control, calibration, and OBD, Chat with the Experts, 2013 SAE World Congress, Detroit, MI, April, 2013.

31. Z. Filipi, S. Furry, P. Niven, Z. Sun, and G. Zhu (Panelists), Engine and combustion modeling for model based control, Panel Discussion, 2013 SAE World Congress, Detroit, MI, April, 2013.

32. G. Zhu, Model-based powertrain and engine control, 2013 NAACEE (North American Association of Chinese Engine Engineers) Annual Conference, South Field, MI, April, 2013

33. G. Zhu (presenter) and H. Schock, Update on flex fuel optimized HCCI engine project, DOE (Department of Energy) ACE/HCCI working group meeting, San Francisco, CA, February, 2013.

34. G. Zhu, Equivalent fuel consumption optimal control of a series hybrid electric vehicle, Chrysler Corporation, Auburn Hill, MI, September 5, 2012.

35. G. Zhu, Modeling and control of SI and HCCI combustion mode transition, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China, July 2, 2012.

36. K. Butts, W. Goodwin, M. Jennings, G. Rizzoni, G. Saikalis, J. Teune, G. Zhu (Panelists), Applying model-based design (MBD) methods to mechatronic systems, Panel Discussion, 2012 SAE World Congress, Detroit, MI, April, 2012.

37. G. Zhu, Modeling and control of an HCCI capable SI engine, Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China, March 9, 2012.

38. G. Zhu, Closed loop combustion control using ionization feedback, Geely Automotive Group, Hangzhou, China, March 5, 2012.

39. G. Zhu (presenter) and H. Schock, Update on flex fuel optimized HCCI engine project, DOE (Department of Energy) ACE/HCCI working group meeting, San Francisco, CA, February 15, 2012.

40. G. Zhu, Constrained H2 control and its application to the mixed L2 and Linf LPV control, Seminar Series of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, Jan. 30, 2012.

41. G. Zhu, MSU DOE controls project review, Chrysler Technical Center, Auburn Hill, MI, December 14, 2011.

42. G. Zhu (presenter) and H. Schock, SI and HCCI combustion mode transition control using iterative learning and optimal tracking, DOE (Department of Energy) ACE/HCCI working group meeting, Southfield, MI, August 24, 2011.

43. G. Zhu, Mode Transition Control between SI and HCCI Combustions, The 11th Emerging Information and Technology Conference, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, July 29, 2011.

44. G. Zhu, Modeling and control of HCCI dual combustion engines, ME Seminar Series, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, March 22, 2011.

45. G. Zhu, Combustion mode transition modeling and control of an HCCI capable SI engine, ME Seminar Series, University of Houston, Houston, TX, March 10, 2011.

46. G. Zhu (presenter) and H. Schock, SI and HCCI combustion mode transition control using hybrid combustion mode, DOE (Department of Energy) ACE/HCCI working group meeting, Livermore, CA, February 23, 2011.

47. G. Zhu (presenter) and H. Schock, A control oriented SI and HCCI hybrid combustion model for internal combustion engines, DOE (Department of Energy) ACE/HCCI working group meeting, Southfield, MI, September 2, 2010.

48. G. Zhu, Closed loop combustion control, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, July 31, 2010.

49. G. Zhu, Closed loop combustion control using ionization feedback, Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China, July 30, 2010.

50. G. Zhu (presenter) and H. Schock, Flex fuel optimized SI and HCCI engines, DOE (Department of Energy) project annual merit review, Washington DC, June 9, 2010.

51. G. Zhu, Gasoline direct injection engines, FAW (First Automotive Works), Changchun, China, October 24, 2008.

52. G. Zhu, Ionization combustion detection and feedback control, Visteon Corporation, Van Buren TWP, MI, September, 30, 2008

53. G. Zhu, Closed loop combustion control, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, September 26, 2008.

54. G. Zhu, Engine Control Overview, Automotive Parts and Accessory Systems (APAS), Hong Kong, July 2, 2008.

55. G. Zhu, Closed loop combustion control of IC engines, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China, June 16, 2008.

 

Technical Reports

1. G. Zhu, "GOALI/Collaborative Research: A control oriented charge mixing and hybrid combustion model for SI-HCCI dual mode engines," NSF Final Report, March, 2014.

2. G. Zhu, H. Schock, X. Yang, A. Huisjen, T. Stuecken, K. Moran, R. Zhen, S. Zhang, R. Reese, and J. Opra, Flex fuel optimized SI and HCCI engine, DOE Final Report, December, 2013.

3. X. Song, Z. Sun, X. Yang, and G. Zhu, Development of AMT controls and systems, Project report submitted to Automotive Parts and Accessory Systems R & D Center, Hong Kong, January, 2009.

4. X. Yang and G. Zhu, An investigation of IC engine control system, Project report submitted to Automotive Parts and Accessory Systems R & D Center, Hong Kong, July, 2008.

5. H. Schock, F. Jaberi, A. Naguib, G. Zhu, D. Hung, High-compression-ratio; Atkinson-cycle engine using low-pressure direct injection and pneumatic-electronic valve actuation enabled by ionization current and forward-backward mass air flow sensor feedback, DOE Final Report, March, 2008.

6. G. Zhu and R. E. Skelton, An application of the IMC software to controller design for the JPL LSCL experiment facility, NASA Technical Report, February, 1993.

7. C. Hsieh, J. H. Kim, K. Liu, G. Zhu, and R. E. Skelton, Control of large flexible structures - an experiment on the NASA Mini-Mast facility, NASA Technical Report, October, 1991.